A child’s health and chance to survive a serious medical condition should not be dependent on their family’s income. All children deserve access to high-quality health care services – particularly children who are medically fragile or have serious diseases.
Author: Alex Johnson
California is facing a public health crisis – children’s exposure to trauma and chronic adversity. A growing body of research shows that exposure to trauma harms children’s developing brains so much that the effects show up decades later in the form of poor health and the perpetuation of violence and poverty.